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Nike x Acronym Part II?

A shoe that hasn't ever been seen before has appeared on the Internet. It's clear that it's a collab with Acronym, but when is it supposed to release? And how has a pair landed on ebay?
The shoe itself is even more unique and creative as the other. While the first NikeLab x Acronym Air Force I was a low top, this time the brand's have opted for a boot version that's for some part made of Tech Fleece.
I'm very curious about what's going on here. Check out the pictures below.via solecollector.com

Should Media Outlets Grow Up?

Sneakerheads have been around for a minute. I believe that this massive wave of collectors started with the first Jordan release in the mid 80's.
The Jordan I Chicago was before Air Maxes, the Pumps, the Stackhouses and the Foams. It was the first shoe that cats really wanted to have. Of course his look wasn't the only reason for its popularity; the Air Jordan I was the signature shoe of the biggest uprising  talent in the history of basketball, and everyone who was linked to basketball or even not, wanted to have a piece of the legacy that started right by that time.
In order to really conciously experience that time, you had to be an older kid or even a teenager or adult during that era. Otherwise you probably just have some blurred memories about it.
So if I do my math, the "OG-sneakerhead" should be around the age of 40, at least, if not older. With this told my question is, should the sneaker media outlets grow up with the sneakerhead or should they always stre…